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  1. What do you make with your embroidery machine?

    by , 03-29-2014 at 02:38 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by nance-ell View Post
    I've noticed that a lot of you own an embroidery machine or a sewing/embroidery combo. How often do you use embroidery and for what? Do you embellish quilts? Decorate clothing, household goods, totes and bags? DH keeps telling me I need an embroidery machine, but I'm really not sure it would get that much use. Pics of all your handiwork are greatly appreciated! :-)
  2. Tutorial for the right way to put on quilt borders

    by , 03-28-2014 at 02:09 PM (From My Carolina Home)
  3. Niece's Quilt

    by , 03-28-2014 at 07:04 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by GrammaNan View Post
    That is a wonderful quilt and I am sure she will tell you it was well worth the wait. I love the colors and the quilting.
    Wow, you did a great job! How long did it take you? Your niece will LOVE it forever.
  4. Continuous scrappy prairie points

    by , 03-28-2014 at 12:45 AM
    Quote Originally Posted by kwilter11 View Post
    Now for the folding.

    Now fold from the top left to the bottom right to form a triangle.
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    The bottom ones are folded just the opposite: bottom right to top left.
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    Fold the top square from the top right to the bottom left just to the stitching line. I actually did these on the ironing board so I could press them as I folded each one.
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  5. So much done, but so much needing to be finished!

    by , 03-27-2014 at 10:48 PM
    After getting back from a great trip to Phoenix(loved the 35th Ave Sewing/Vacumn store--the one on 35th Av! Tons of fabrics and the folks at 3 Dudes were so nice and friendly) realized I have so much to get done before mid-May. So really hustled and had the customer graduation T-shirt quilt put together--just need to finish backing and put on the frame. I also got the 2 grandboys play mates quilted and now need to get the bias binding (they are circular) done for Easter. Have 29"corn heat/cold"packs ...
  6. Butterfly quilt

    by , 03-27-2014 at 01:23 PM
    I need help with this pattern. The butterfly is made up of different blocks. I want to make all the blocks but I don't want to put them in the butterfly shape. Any suggestions?
  7. Ohio Star Pattern

    by , 03-27-2014 at 06:29 AM
    Do anyone have a pattern for and 8 1/2 block of Ohio Star?
  8. Needing Certain Fabric to complete Grandson's Quilt

    by , 03-26-2014 at 12:09 PM
    I have been looking for this fabric for a while now.
    I thought it was called "Santa's Beard," but it is not that fabric.
    It is called "YULETIDE" by Jinny Beyer.
    I will buy whatever you have of this fabric if you have it.
    Please see attachment of fabric needed.

    Thank you so much!
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  9. Tips on how to repair a quilt

    by , 03-26-2014 at 03:05 AM
    24 Blocks has a link to Quilting Board's Articles

    Here is our article
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  10. Rhonda's Easy Way to Piece HST Quilt Blocks and others

    by , 03-25-2014 at 11:07 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Nursequilter View Post
    Thanks I love how you do your work. I'm working on a block of month that I ripped out a million times, you said ou could do this for any block size. Thats the hard part to figure out for me. My pattern says cut 1 5/8 squares. So I would cut stips at 1 5/8th or bigger? They have to measure 1 5/8 when done. Also you mean when u press the stirps the seams are open not together going one way? thanks for advice and tutorial!
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